Let's take care of our land of plenty!

The Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group's (PCSDG) mission is to engage citizen participation towards the sustainability of Cocagne watershed communities
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According to the « Trees of Knowledge » handbook by Geoffrey A. Ritchie, forest regions of the Maritime Provinces, known as the Acadian Forest, consist of a unique mix of deciduous and coniferous trees. Each species of indigenous tree holds its own specific uses and values. Trees that have grown in the Acadian Forest have adapted well to diverse amplitudes of humidity, soils, climat and relief.

A tree is defined as a woody perennial plant which can attain 4,5 meters in height. The present list enumerates 25 native tree species found in the Cocagne Watershed area. Shrubs are not included.

On May 1st 1987, the balsam fir (Abies balsamea) was declared the official emblem of New Brunswick. You can find it frequently throughout the Cocagne Watershed.



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Upcoming activities

January 19, 2018 Saturday - Cocagnerie with fried smelts

Storm date: following Saturday
old fashion communit supper
Centre 50, 10 Villa st in Cocagne
$12/person = fundraiser for Saint-Pierre Church
Limited tickets (250) sold at Cocagne Variety and E.A. Melanson
Collaboration between Centre 50 and Cocagne parish committee

January 9, 2019 Wednesday - 201st PCSDG board meeting

6:30pm
PCSDG office
Join us to discuss our initiatives for sustainability in the Pays de Cocagne!

A wildflower meadow for pollinators at the marina of Cocagne!


October 2018

Cocagne - This fall, GDDPC volunteers have planted a wildflower field for pollinators at the Cocagne Marina.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures